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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234328
Last updated: 9 July 2020
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Date:23-MAR-2020
Time:c. 16:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Scheibe SF 25E Super Falke
Owner/operator:Trustees of the Falke Syndicate
Registration: G-KDEY
C/n / msn: 4325
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Aston Down Airfield, Minchinhampton, near Stroud, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Aston Down Airfield, Stroud, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:Aston Down Airfield, Stroud, Gloucestershire
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Scheibe SF 25E Super Falke G-KDEY: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 23 March 2020 when the motor glider crashed near the perimeter fence at Aston Down airfield, Minchinhampton, near Stroud, Gloucestershire. The pilot of the motor glider (the sole person on board) sustained what were reported at the time as "life threatening injuries", and was taken by Air Ambulance to Southmead Hospital in Bristol

Sources:

1. https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2020-03-24/man-in-life-threatening-condition-after-glider-crash-at-gloucestershire-airfield/
2. https://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/news/gloucester-news/glider-crashes-gloucestershire-man-taken-3976516
3. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-current-field-investigations/air-accidents-investigation-branch-current-field-investigations
4. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-52008146
5. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-kdey
6. https://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001119182.html
7. https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9471136
8. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/registration/G-KDEY


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2020 07:53 gerard57 Added
24-Mar-2020 14:17 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Source]
24-Mar-2020 16:01 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
16-May-2020 19:34 sharla82 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
16-May-2020 19:35 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
16-May-2020 19:35 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
09-Jul-2020 17:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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